A drug is neither moral nor immoral -- it's a chemical compound. The compound itself is not a menace to society until a human being treats it as if consumption bestowed a temporary license to act like an asshole.
— Frank Zappa

The rankest compound of villainous smell that ever offended nostril.
William Shakespeare compound quote

Truth -- An ingenious compound of desirability and appearance.
— Ambrose Bierce

If you foul up, tell the President and correct it fast. Delay only compounds mistakes.
— Donald Rumsfeld

Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
— Robert Peel